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KBS Seminar Series on Re-imagining Our Future Post-COVID - Week 3 open for Registration now

Fri, 27 Nov 2020

Final Week 17 December

KBS Seminar Series on Re-imagining Our Future Post-COVID

As the world grapples with the ongoing threat of COVID-19 and its effects, people across all sectors are systematically reacting and responding to the crisis. At the Kemmy Business School in the University of Limerick, a new online series of seminars aims to examine a post-COVID Ireland, asking how we can use this moment of crisis to shape a more sustainable future.

The series, which is run in conjunction with European Expo 2020, will discuss the economic, policy, and industry challenges resulting from COVID-19 and new opportunities we can explore, particularly in relation to leadership, sustainability and smart cities design.

Re-imagining Our Future Post-COVID will be delivered through Microsoft Teams live events and will be delivered by KBS and UL academics, as well as guest lecturers.

Seminar Dates & Themes

Thursday 3rd December, 12:30 – 14:00
Leadership in the time of COVID-19 and resilience in the age of a pandemic.


Professor John Fahy, Professor of Marketing KBS; Jackie King, Executive Director of International Business, IBEC;

Paul Price, CEO of Morgan Stanley Investment Management (Ireland) and Global Head of Client Engagement; Dr Sarah Kieran, KBS.

Thursday 10th December, 12:30 – 14:00
Our Environment: Creating a more sustainable Ireland post-COVID.


Professor John Fitzgerald, Trinity College Dublin; Dr. Darragh Flannery, KBS;

Dr. Meredith Storey, United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and KBS Alum/PhD graduate and the session will be Chaired by Professor Damian Hine, Executive Dean KBS.

Thursday 17th December, 12:30 – 14:00
Re-imagining our cities post-COVID: Smart cities, the urban environment and collective recovery.


Professor Stephen Kinsella

John Moran

Helena Fitzgerald

Dr Tadhg E MacIntyre

Tickets for this virtual series are available through Eventbrite here.

Series Team

Prof Damian Hine, Executive Dean KBS;

Prof Eoin Reeves, Head of Department of Economics, KBS;

Ass. Prof. Stephen Kinsella, Department of Economics, KBS;

Elaine Mullane – Project Coordinator, programme support; ( )

Erin King – Technical support ( )